20 years after the World Wide Web was created, can we now make it better? How can we ensure that our most important values: privacy, free speech, and open access to knowledge are enshrined in the code itself? In a provocative call to action, entrepreneur and Open Internet advocate, Brewster Kahle, challenges us to build a better, decentralized Web based on new distributed technologies. He lays out a path to creating a new Web that is reliable, private, but still fun—in order to lock the Web... Topics: brewster kahle, distributed web, the new web conference, science, technology
Brewster Kahle's talk about foundation housing at the SOCAP 2014 conference.Location: Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA More about Foundation Housing on Brewster's blog. Topics: brewster kahle, foundation housing, internet archive
Co-sponsored by Internet Archive and New York University’s Moving Image Archiving and Preservation Program, Tisch School of the Arts New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, 721 Broadway, 6th Floor, Michelson Theater, New York, NY 10003 This conference highlights work by scholars using television news materials to help us understand how TV news presented the events of 9/11/2001 and the international response. Our collective recollection of 9/11 and the following days has become... Topics: 911, TV News Archive, Understanding 911, Howard Besser, Richard Allen, Brewster Kahle, Brian A....
VICTORY FOR THE NET! Celebration On February 26, 2015, the FCC voted to protect real Net Neutrality, by restoring the agency's authority to protect Internet users under Title II of the Communications Act. Translation: a concrete victory in the fight to protect the Open Internet. The Internet Archive & Electronic Frontier Foundation & Free Press along with 15 co-hosts decided it was time to celebrate. Some 400 grassroots activists, policymakers, lawyers, technologists, librarians,... Topics: Net Neutrality, Internet Archive, FCC, Common Cause, EFF, San Francisco, 18 Million Uprising,...
Documentation of the unplugged presentation "10 Petabytes Archived!" on October 25, 2012 at the Internet ArchiveFeaturing presentations by Brewster Kahle, Robert Miller, Kristine Hanna, Alexis Rossi, Dave Marvit, and Roger Macdonald, with live music by Jeff Kaplan (guitar), and Don Knuth (organ) ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Internet Archive, documentary, 10 Petabytes
Personal Digital Archiving 2012 Held at The Internet Archive, San Francisco. Thursday February 23 • 9:00-9:15. Welcome and Introduction • 9:15-10:00. Keynotes. The Internet Archive and Personal Archives. Brewster Kahle The Library of Congress: Personal Digital Archive Advice for the General Public. Mike Ashenfelder, Library of Congress • 10:30-11:30 Cases and Examples How my Family Archives Affected Others. Stan James. Unstable Archives: Performing the Franko B Archive. Jo An... Topics: mike ashenfelder, stan james, jerry michalski, jo ana morfin, peter chan, marc a. smith, megan a....
Daniel Ellsberg talks about the role of the media, how a war was averted in Syria and beyond, releasing the Pentagon Papers, the importance of history, whistleblowers, and much more. Topics: daniel ellsberg, pentagon papers
Personal Digital Archiving 2012 Held at The Internet Archive, San Francisco. Thursday February 23 • 9:00-9:15. Welcome and Introduction • 9:15-10:00. Keynotes. The Internet Archive and Personal Archives. Brewster Kahle The Library of Congress: Personal Digital Archive Advice for the General Public. Mike Ashenfelder, Library of Congress • 10:30-11:30 Cases and Examples How my Family Archives Affected Others. Stan James. Unstable Archives: Performing the Franko B Archive. Jo An... Topics: cathy marshall, sarah kim, debbie weissman, lori kendall, christopher lee, laura gurak, smiljana...
We are proud to announce the launch of Understanding 9/11: A Television News Archive, a library of news coverage of the events of 9/11/2001 and their aftermath as presented by U.S. and international broadcasters. A resource for scholars, journalists and … Continue reading → Topics: Announcements, Event, News, Television Archive Source: https://blog.archive.org/2011/08/24/understanding-911/
Lost Landscapes of San Francisco 6 (2011) is the latest in a series of historical urban explorations, made from home movies, industrial and promotional films and outtakes, and other cinematic ephemera. It sold out the Castro Theatre in December, and this will be its second screening. YOU are the soundtrack. Please come prepared to shout out your identifications, ask questions about what’s on the screen, and share your thoughts with fellow audience members. Most of the footage in this program... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Rick Prelinger, San Francisco, Internet Archive, Brewster Kahle, Archival movies
Attendees of Books In Browsers 2010 help the Internet Archive move 2.88 Petabytes (288,000,000 Gigabytes) upstairs. (With a little bluegrass accompaniment by Jeff Kaplan and Going Away Party.) Topic: petabyte
Custom Schools with a Class size of 1 or 4 by Brewster Kahle, presented to the club on January 10, 2011. Including supporting spreadsheet (in openoffice.org or libreoffice.org format) Blog post about this article, and a workshop about this subject. The paper is here. Article in Patch on the importance of Class size by Susan Scafuri: http://pacifica.patch.com/articles/controlling-your-childs-class-size Topic: class size, custom school, custom schooling, customschooling
Lost Landscapes returns for its 8th year, bringing together both familiar and unseen archival film clips showing San Francisco as it was and is no more. Blanketing the 20th-century city from the Bay to Ocean Beach, this screening includes newly-discovered images of Playland and Sutro Baths; the waterfront; families living and playing in their neighborhoods; detail-rich streetscapes of the late 1960s; the 1968 San Francisco State strike; Army and family life in the Presidio; buses, planes,... Topics: lost landscapes, internet archive, rick prelinger, brewster kahle
As fires go, we were lucky. We are still assessing what happened but this is where we stand: * No one was hurt. * Lost a 130 sq meter side-building (1300 sq feet) that held scanning equipment. We operate 30 … Continue reading → Topics: Announcements, Scanning Center Fire Source: https://blog.archive.org/2013/11/06/scanning-center-fire-please-help-rebuild/
Today Cornell and the Internet Archive announce that over 70,000 public-domain books are available free online (many still to come). These are beautiful books that are now available with no restrictions. Thank you Cornell, Kirtas, and Microsoft. The Internet Archive … Continue reading → Topics: Announcements, Books Archive Source: https://blog.archive.org/2010/02/12/70000-books-from-cornell-libraries-online-now-2/
Open Access Week (October 24 to 30) is an opportunity for the academic and community to learn about the potential benefits of Open Access. SPARC (North America) About this original series: The official video account of the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition. Here you can find video of all our conferences and special events. SPARC®, the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition, is an international alliance of academic and research libraries working to correct... Topics: Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition, Brewster Kahle, SPARC, Open Access Week,...
In memory of our dear friend and collaborator, Aaron Swartz, whose social, technical, and political insights still touch us daily, Noisebridge and the Internet Archive will be hosting a reception on what would have been Aaron’s 27th birthday, Friday, November 8, 2013. Video highlights: Lisa Rein - co-founder of Creative Commons Carl Malamud - Carl Malamud is a technologist, author, and public domain advocate, known for his foundation public.resource.org. Cindy Cohn - Legal Director EFF Cindy... Topics: aaron swartz, hackathon, lisa rein, brewster kahle, internet archive
Internet Archive meeting to consider TV news research service experiment May 25, 2012 Internet Archive, 300 Funston Ave. San Francisco, CA 94118 Schedule 8:00 a.m. continental breakfast 9:00 a.m. welcoming remarks and tour of Internet Archive 10:00 a.m. participant 5-minute presentations of compelling uses cases 12:30 p.m. lunch 1:30 p.m. remaining presentations consideration of value propositions and compelling use cases 2:30 p.m. topic-specific break-out groups discussions 3:30 p.m.... Topics: television news, newscast, research, Internet Archive, Brewster Kahle, Roger Macdonald, Alexis...
Checking out digital versions of books that are automatically returned after two weeks is as easy as logging onto the Internet Archive’s Open Library site, announced digital librarian and Internet Archive founder Brewster Kahle. By integrating this new service, more … Continue reading → Topics: Announcements, Books Archive, News, Open Library Source: https://blog.archive.org/2010/06/28/digital-lending-library/
Join us to lift the fog on decentralization! The GETDecentralized community wants to do something fundamental: “To transform bureaucratic hierarchies into technology-driven networks” (Fred Wilson). The Internet Archive and Jolocom invite you to GETDecentralized! An evening of conversation, celebration and community-building around new ideas in decentralization. In partnership with Jolocom, the Internet Archive invites you to the GETD Hackathon & Summit where we will be building a... Topics: brewster kahle, distributed web, get decentralized, markus sabadello, jolcom, internet archive
UI / UX Advances in Freeing Information Enslaved by an Ancient Egyptian Model Or… Why Video Scrolling is so Last Millenniums In creating an open digital research library of television news, we have been challenged by being unable to reference … Continue reading → Topics: Announcements, News Source: https://blog.archive.org/2014/05/07/let-our-video-go/
The Internet Archive’s outgoing bandwidth doubled today to both the commercial Internet and Internet2. Support for this increase came from the federal e-rate program and the California State Library (thank you!). We expect to increase our bandwidth further in the … Continue reading → Topics: Announcements, Technical Source: https://blog.archive.org/2007/10/03/3516/
Brewster Kahle presents the Internet Archive In-Library Lending Program in Milpitas, California on May 13, 2011. Internet Archive and Library Partners Develop Joint Collection of 100,000+ eBooks To Extend Traditional In-Library Lending Model San Francisco, CA – Today, a group of libraries led by the Internet Archive announced a new, cooperative 100,000+ eBook lending collection of mostly 20th century books on OpenLibrary.org, a site where it’s already possible to read over 1 million eBooks...